Schistocyttara nebulosa Turner, 1942
COPROMORPHIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Schistocyttara nebulosa
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths have off-white forewings each with brown markings on the costa and also on the hind-margin. The hindwings are off-white with fawn veins. The head is covered in long off-white scales. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1942), p. 96.


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    (written 24 July 2019)